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Kristiansand vs Glasgow, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kristiansand, Norway and Glasgow, Scotland, Uk is approximately 791 km or 491 mi.
  • To reach Kristiansand in this distance one would set out from Glasgow, Scotland bearing 66° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kristiansand bearing 76.4° or ENE .
  • Both have a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Both are in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Kristiansand. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 292 mm (11.5 in) more which is equivalent to 292 l/m² (7.17 US gal/ft²) or 2,920,000 l/ha (312,167 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/4 as much.
  • There are 552 more hours of sunlight per year in Kristiansand. In whichever way circa 1h 30' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Kristiansand than in Glasgow, Scotland.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Kristiansand relative to Glasgow, Scotland. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Glasgow, Scotland vs Kristiansand.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +17 (+1) +15 (+1) -7 (0) +6 (+0) -5 (0) +5 (+0) +7 (+0) +50 (+2) +54 (+2) +34 (+1) +70 (+3) +46 (+2) +292 (+11)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   -13 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 40' +1h 01' +1h 25' +1h 30' +1h 58' +3h 14' +3h 09' +2h 27' +1h 24' +0h 46' +0h 16' +0h 13'   +1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 29' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 25' +0h 35' +0h 30' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 25' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.3 -2.3 -2.4 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.2 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3   -2.3

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